[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 243 (Tuesday, December 20, 2005)]
[Pages 75484-75485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-7517]



Documents Containing Reporting or Recordkeeping Requirements: 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review

AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and 
solicitation of public comment.


SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following 
proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Revision.
    2. The title of the information collection: 10 CFR part 52, 
Appendix D, AP1000 Design Certification, Final Rule.
    3. The form number if applicable: Not applicable.
    4. How often the collection is required: Semi-annually.
    5. Who will be required or asked to report: Applicant for a 
combined license.
    6. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 2 (1 response 
plus 1 recordkeeper).
    7. The estimated number of annual respondents: 1.
    8. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to 
complete the requirement or request: Approximately 39 additional burden 
hours (5 hours reporting plus 34 hours recordkeeping).
    9. An indication of whether section 3507(d), Public Law 104-13 
applies: It is applicable.
    10. Abstract: The NRC is proposing to amend its regulations to 
certify the AP1000 standard plant design under subpart B of 10 CFR part 
52. This action is necessary so that applicants or licensees intending 
to construct and operate an AP1000 design may do so by

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referencing the AP1000 design certification rule (DCR). This proposed 
DCR, as set out in Appendix D, is nearly identical to the AP600 DCR in 
Appendix C of the 10 CFR part 52. The information collection 
requirements for part 52 were based largely on the requirements for 
licensing nuclear facilities under 10 CFR part 50. The applicant for 
certification of the AP1000 design is Westinghouse Electric Company 
    A copy of the supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at 
the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville 
Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance packages are 
available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on 
the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this 
    Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer by 
February 21, 2006.
    John A. Asalone, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 
(3150-0151), NEOB-10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington DC 
    Comments can also be e-mailed to [email protected] or 
submitted by telephone at (202) 395-4650.
    The NRC Clearance Officer is Brenda Jo. Shelton, 301-415-7233.

    Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 12th day of December 2005.

    For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Brenda Jo. Shelton,
NRC Clearance Office, Office of Information Services.
 [FR Doc. E5-7517 Filed 12-19-05; 8:45 am]